After all, food is one such thing that needs to be celebrated. And people in India very well know it. So, here is the list of the best food festivals in India which can’t be missed by any foodie in the country.
Great Indian Food Festival
The food festival is conducted at Dili Haat at Delhi in the month of January and consists of over 75 food stalls from over 12 states. Right from butter chicken, galoutti kebabs to a plethora of chaats. And not just this but the festival also conducts different food contests such as golgappa gulping competition, vadapav eating competition, etc.
The Grub Fest
The Grub Fest is the perfect place to be not just to relish the wide range of food items from different places at a single platform but also to enjoy the organic food market, stage music performances, and mini food truck which are called Grub Mile. And the most exclusive thing is that they screen films about foods like imagine watching ratatouille while slurping your favorite spaghetti. It takes place at New Delhi, Pune and Mumbai in the month of March.
Goa Food and Cultural Festival
A Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) organizes this fest every year and display various culinary aspect of Goa along with different programs and performances. If you are the person willing to look through the culture and traditions of Goa then this is the right place to be. It is conducted by the time of May.
Wine lovers! Gather around. The best place for you to be is here. Sula fest is one stop place for great food, great music and on the top of all that great wine. It is estimated that this year’s fest will include English electronic-folk band, Crystal Fighters, who will be performing for the first time in India. It is conducted at Sula Vineyards, Nashik District, Maharashtra by the time of February.
Bengaluru Food FETE
The main reason why this food festival started was to celebrate the love people have for food. It is an annual food fest which is conducted in the month of March in Bengaluru. The fest includes some music, entertainment, comedy and surely a lot of fun. The setting of the fest is in a carnival style and is absolutely worth your time.
National Street Food Festival
The most liked category of food in India is street food and that’s what exactly is the specialty of National Food Festival conducted at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi in the month of January. It is one of India’s best food festival which includes street foods stalls from different parts of the country. The festival has some amazing music shows as well.
International Mango Festival
Another festival conducted at Dilli Haat, Delhi in the month of Mango season, July. This is the time when whatever food you look at, you’ll find mango somewhere. From dishes at five-star restaurants to street milkshakes, this national fruit of India can make any and every dish mouthwatering. It is dedicated to mango where you can find hundreds of varieties of mangoes and participate in the mango contests and ask questions about mangoes. A perfect mangoish fantasy.
Asian Hawkers Market
If you are one of those people who find Asian cuisine to be the most delicious of all then trust me, you won’t regret coming to this fest. Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese – you name it. Different food stalls showcasing different food stalls serving everything from seafood to rolls in one place. Apart from food, this three-day event showcases Asian cultures through live performances, songs, country stalls, and expositions.
Sattvik Food Festival
The festival celebrates all the nutritious food items in the country. The concept of this food festival is unique and it happens every year. It is been conducted by the time of December in Ahmedabad. The festival also encourages farmers to grow crops and showcase them during this festival.
Pongal harvest festival
Pongal is the festival celebrated in the southern state of Tamil Nadu and it is considered one of the most important festivals of Hinduism. The festivities in it begins by the month of January to celebrate the harvest of rice, sugar cane and turmeric, and eating is a big part of the celebration.